# What is the value of 9682 when rounded to three significant figures?

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Aug 26, 2016

#### Explanation:

The size of the number stays the same, but it is not as accurate.

3 significant figures means 3 non-zero digits (unless the 0 is between two other digits)

All these numbers are very close to 10,000.

( In 9682 the 6 rounds the 9 up to 10)